Energy Burrito - at Seeking Alpha - Mon May 04, 9:09PM CDT
Just as there is a consequence to every action or two sides to every story, there are contrasting repercussions due to the precipitous oil price drop in the last year. This post takes a look at some such flip sides to see who is benefiting from the... (full story)
ValueWalk - at Seeking Alpha - Mon May 04, 8:15PM CDT
By Michael Ide Commodity indices picked up in April, but a boost in oil prices and other fundamental factors can only explain part of the change. The rest is thanks to investors trying to maneuver around monetary policy changes in the U.S. and... (full story)
Crude bulls posted a new yearly high on Friday as WTI rocketed higher the previous 2 sessions after Wednesday’s more bullish than expected DOE inventory release. More bullish?? Or less bearish might be more like it. Normal 0 false false ... (full story)
Bob Hunt - The Pattern Trapper - Mon May 04, 6:10PM CDT
The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)
By locking in a price now for a commodity to be delivered at some point in the future, futures markets permit buyers to secure insurance against future adverse price changes. In other words, futures markets supply a means for the mitigation of price risks. Futures charts track futures prices over time, and supply historical data that buyers and sellers can use to project where futures prices will be in the coming days or months. Frequently updated futures charts are a very useful tool for identifying pricing trends within a certain commodity.